Somalia

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  • Somali Siege

#1 – Siege At A Somali Restaurant

Somali security forces say they have ended a deadly siege of a beach-front restaurant in the capital. At least seven people were killed in the attack along with two assailants, the siege ended just before [...]

  • somali female presidential candidate

#8 – Perhaps Somalia Needs A Feminine Touch

Fadumo Dayib is the first woman to run for president of Somalia. And she has some pretty high expectations of what she would like to achieve if she’s elected president of a country that’s faced [...]

  • somali female presidential candidate

#3 – Perhaps Somalia Needs A Feminine Touch

Fadumo Dayib is the first woman to run for president of Somalia. And she has some pretty high expectations of what she would like to achieve if she’s elected president of a country that’s faced [...]

  • Somalia president

#3 – Somali President’s Message On Independence Day

“I want to send this Ramadan message to al-Shabab leaders and militias — to abandon this suicidal mission, to stop killing the innocent, to stop terrorizing their parents and brothers, to avoid orphaning Somali children.” [...]

  • Vendors selling petrol in jerrycans in Somalia

#4 – Somali Motorists Cash In On Falling Oil Prices

"The price has changed. I used to pay $5 for five litres but now I pay $3.50. That is very good news for us drivers as it means we save money that we can use [...]

  • AU peacekeepers in Somalia

#6 – AU Soldiers Are Doing More For Less

African Union soldiers serving in Somalia have not received their deployment payments for at least six months. It comes at a time when the internationally backed AU force - AMISOM - has suffered major blows [...]

  • Hotel-Hargeisa

#2 – Make Your Way To This Charming Hotel In Somalia

There's the Paris Ritz, the New York Astoria, London's Savoy and then there's Hargeisa's Oriental. Read More >> Source: CNN

  • Somali Wives

#6 – Could This Be The Saving Grace For Somali Women?

A Somalian NGO is hoping technology will help women be safer in their homes, where domestic violence is often accepted as the norm. Read More >> Source: The Guardian

  • Somalia Bank Governor

#5 – Meet The Man Who Is Trying To Fix Somalia

Fifteen years ago, he was working for the mayor of Washington, trying to turn around crime-ridden neighborhoods and a failing school system. Now, Abdusalam Omer is trying to turn around a failed state. Read More [...]

  • migrants crossing the desert

#7 – Somalis Are Leaving Home

Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud said lack of opportunity is to blame for the number of young Somalis boarding rickety boats in hopes of reaching Europe. Read More >> Source: Voice Of America